The Birds Transport & Logistics name, some assets and business, are believed to have been sold to HLD Group-owned Widdowson Logistics. The deal would represent an exit for Birds owner Ballyvesey Holdings, which purchased the loss-making business for an undisclosed sum in February 2013 from family owners Andrew and Delvene Levett. However, efforts to turn around the haulier proved elusive. In its recent abbreviated accounts to 30 September 2015, auditor RSM raised concerns over Birds’ future. The accounts showed that […]
Ballyvesey Holdings has added to its road transport interest with the purchase of the the trade and assets of Heywood-based CFT Services.
The DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon.
Union Unite has said that it is looking to work in a “positive and constructive manner” with the management at AM Widdowson & Son after it emerged that a recovery plan at the Leicester haulier would involve 50 redundancies.